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Burgers With Pineapple-Jalapeño Salsa

Top beef burgers with a homemade spicy-sweet salsa for a tropical twist. Make it a meal: Serve with rice salad. Cook ¾ cup long-grain white rice according to the package directions. Fluff with a fork and fold in 1 cup rinsed black beans, chopped cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Recipe by Kate Merker: June, 2009 from the Real Simple website: http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/burgers-pineapple-jalapeno-salsa-00000000044048/index.html.

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook time: 5 Minutes


  • 1 cup(s) chopped fresh or canned pineapple (about 4 ounces)
  • 1/2 xE2x80xA2 jalapexC3xB1o, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon(s) fresh lime juice
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1 1/4 pound(s) xE2x80xA2 ground chuck (85 percent lean or less)
  • 4 hamburger buns


1. Heat grill to medium-high. In a small bowl, combine the pineapple, jalapeño, lime juice, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Set aside.

2. Form the beef into four ½-inch-thick patties and season with ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper.

3. Grill the patties (do not press or flatten), 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium-rare.

4. Place the burgers on the buns and top with the pineapple salsa.

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